Foliation errors: leaf 1 lacks number; leaves 76, 77, 109 and 125 misprinted as 78, 779, 101 and 225 respectively
Signatures: pi² A-R S (pi1 verso is blank). Misprinting F2, F3 and L1-2 as F, 3F and K1-2 respectively. R1 not signed
Main text in Tarascan, with double columns of Gothic type, and running titles. Preliminaries in Spanish. Latin dedication is in Roman type. Latin phrases within text in Italic type. Episcopal shield on t.p., printer's device in colophon, decorated capitals
Volume one of this work is first known as printed in 1578 (t.p. reads 1577)
Leaves 2-113 contain sermons and 'dialogs' upon the Ten Commandments, the seven cardinal vices/sins, and the works of mercy. Leaves 114-139 on meteorological topics are also written in dialog form
Leaf 113v ends with: "Explicitum est opus secundi tomi Doctrinalis fidei. Et sequitur dialogus naturalium impressionum."
New title begins on leaf 114, with continuous register and pagination: Co[m]pe[n]diu[m] p[er] modu[m] dialogi pluriu[m] metheorologicaru[m] i[m]p[re]ssionu[m]..." The running title on the recto of leaves in this section is: "Dialogus naturalis." Subtitles are: "De rotunditate terr[a]e, [et] aqu[a]e, [et] eius situ: Dialogus naturalis", "Dialo[gus] naturalis de aere, [et] igne, [et] de eis q[ui] ibi fiunt" and "De coelis, dialogus naturalis"
"Tabula" on leaves 140-142r
Colophon on leaf 142v: "Ad laudem et gloriam omnipotentis Dei, eiusque sacrosanct[a]e matris virginis Mari[a]e finitum est opus: die decima octaua mensis Maij: anno Domini. 1575. [printer's device] Mexici in [a]edibus Antonij de Spinosa, typographi. Uia diui Augustini."
Includes bibliographical references in margins
JCB Lib. cat., Pre-1675
García Icazbalceta, J. Bib. mexicana (1954 ed.)
Medina, J. T. México
Santiago Vela, G. Biblioteca Agustín
Wagner, H.R. Bib. mexicana
Palau y Dulcet (2. ed.)
John Carter Brown Library copy rebound, reversing the order of leaves  and 1. Preliminary leaves are damaged, with loss of text. Foxing does not affect legibility of text. There are some ms. annotations
John Carter Brown Library copy has inscription (in Tarascan?) dated 1641 on endpaper, signed: Diego Perez
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Nicolás León : bookplate